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Re: Possible Probelem with Validator

From: David Dorward <david@dorward.me.uk>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 19:02:26 +0000
Message-ID: <46002FC2.7050002@dorward.me.uk>
To: Michael Strickland <mstrickland3@bellsouth.net>
CC: "www-validator@w3.org" <www-validator@w3.org>

Michael Strickland wrote:

> With the col definintions in place I get the following error for each
> definition:
> Error  Line 141 column 23: end tag for element "COL" which is not open.
> 	<col width="25%"></col>

See the spec: http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/struct/tables.html#edef-COL

  "End tag: forbidden"

Since the end tag is forbidden, the start tag also ends the element, so
when you reach your explicit end tag, there isn't an open element any more.

David Dorward                               <http://dorward.me.uk/>
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